Murder, Tragedy and Bad Stuff

By John Christian, Assistant Archivist One of the best parts of my job is getting a chance to dig through our huge newspaper collection. Usually I am looking for specific information, like who was the mayor at this time? What was making the front page during the Great Depression? Or something as simple as who […]


Day of the Dead at HAHS

By Amanda Bateman, Exhibition Registrar The long awaited return of the Day of the Dead exhibit to the Hayward Area Historical Society is here! It seems hard to believe, but it has been four years since we held our last Day of the Dead exhibit at the Meek Mansion in Cherryland. With the opening of […]

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Back to School With Our Teacher Open House

It’s that time of the year again: Back to School! The beginning of the school year is a very busy time for both students and teachers. That’s why we at the Historical Society have decided to hold a Teacher Open House with free food and drink! Not only do we want to welcome teachers back […]